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4th Circuit’s Wilkins jumps back into private practice (access required)

GREENVILLE, SC–When Billy Wilkins returned to private practice after retiring from the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in 2008, he vowed to be a “hard worker” in his new job at Nexsen Pruet. A year later, Wilkins has 10-hour ...

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Hail, Victory

The Washington Redskins have been lame this season (3-6). Their front office has been a model of dysfunctionality. Head coach Jim Zorn, a good guy, has deserved far, far better than he’s gotten (some of us remember when Zorn was ...

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Abingdon ‘big box’ ruling will stand (access required)

By Peter Vieth A developer who proposed to build a Walmart store in Abingdon, only to have the town impose restrictions on such “big box” projects, apparently will not challenge an August circuit court ruling in favor of the town. ...

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Del. Hamilton resigns

Embattled Del. Phil Hamilton, R-Newport News, has resigned from the House of Delegates. On Nov. 3, Hamilton was defeated in his re-election bid by a newcomer, consumer lawyer Robin Abbott. Hamilton is the subject of a federal grand jury investigation ...

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Del. Hamilton resigns

Embattled Del. Phil Hamilton, R-Newport News, has resigned from the House of Delegates. On Nov. 3, Hamilton was defeated in his re-election bid by a newcomer, consumer lawyer Robin Abbott. Hamilton is the subject of a federal grand jury investigation ...

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Clerkship competition up

More news from the “it’s tough all over” department. If you’re a law student or grad seeking sanctuary in a federal court clerkship, you’ve got a lot of competition. Federal clerkship applications on the online OSCAR system are up 66 ...

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Clerkship competition up

More news from the “it’s tough all over” department. If you’re a law student or grad seeking sanctuary in a federal court clerkship, you’ve got a lot of competition. Federal clerkship applications on the online OSCAR system are up 66 ...

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Noise issue still under review

Localities around Virginia are working to revise noise ordinances in the wake of the decision by the Supreme Court of Virginia that a Virginia Beach noise ordinance based on a “reasonable person” standard is unconstitutionally vague. The Virginia Beach law ...

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Western District proposes local rules (access required)

There is change in the wind for lawyers who practice in federal court in the western part of the commonwealth. Judges of the Western District have published for comment a set of proposed local rules that include some unfamiliar language ...

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